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What to do around Wenatchee in October

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1 million cups, every first Wednesday of the month. 7:45 a.m. sharp. Entrepreneurs discover solutions and thrive when they collaborate over a million cups of coffee. Come join this supportive, dynamic community and hear from two businesses that are between 1 – 5 years old. Discover how we can help move them forward in a positive environment, fueled by caffeine. Coffee provided by Mela Coffee Roasting. Wenatchee Valley Chamber office, 137 N. Wenatchee Ave. 

Leavenworth Community Farmers Market, Thursdays, thru 10/15, 4 – 8 p.m. Local eggs, meats, cheeses and bread, fruits, prepared foods, local crafts and more. Alpine Lakes Elementary School. Info: leavenworthfarmersmarket.org.

Village Art in the Park, Thursday, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Outdoor village art show sponsored by local non-profit organization provides scholarships for art education using a venue that supports amateur and professional artists. Downtown Leavenworth. Cost: free. Info: villageartinthepark.org.

Chelan Evening Farmers Market, Thursdays, 4 – 7 p.m. Over 20 vendors, many certified organic will sell tomatoes, peppers, herbs, plums, peaches, cherries, apples, lavender and other flowers, gooseberries, currants and wool. Riverwalk Park.

Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market, Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Produce, fish, cut flowers, baked goods and more. West parking lot of Pybus Public Market. Cost: free.

Scare-Crazy Tour, month of October. Drop by the chamber office in Cashmere for self guided map of scarecrows that are on display around the town. 

Fall Harvest Family Seafood Boil, 10/3, 5 – 9 p.m. Outdoor event on the beach with fire pits and s’mores plus social distancing activities for families and live music. Campbell’s Resort, Chelan. Info: campbellsresort.com.

Gear swap, 10/4, noon to 2 p.m. Nordic, Alpine, AT/Backcountry, snowboard plus any human powered sports gear (it doesn’t have to be winter specific). Outdoors in the Leavenworth Ski Hill base area. Face coverings and social distancing will be expected of all guests. Cost: $5 per person, $15 per family.

Pybus University: Supporting our youth, 10/6, 7 p.m. Virtual class on the four essential elements of positive youth development. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org. 

Community Parade to honor recent Eagle Scouts, 10/10, 2:30 p.m. Eagle Scouts and their families will be stationed along the parade route in the Town Toyota Center parking lot in Wenatchee. Community members are welcome to drive through the lot starting at the main entrance off of Walla Walla Avenue and share their congratulations with these young people.

Light the Loop, 10/10, 5:30 – 8 p.m. Serve Wenatchee Valley is planning on lighting the entire 9.6 mile of the loop trail. Stand in solidarity hand-in-hand or 6 feet apart to celebrate where we are as a sign of hope. Apple Loop Trail. Cost: $1. Info: Kelley Kennedy, kelleyk@impactevents.com.

Pybus University: The magic of poetry, 10/13, 7 p.m. Virtual class on the magic of poetry with Perri the Poetry Fairy. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Virtual Beer tasting, 10/14. Tickets: wenatcheevalleymuseum.org. Proceeds to benefit the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. 

Pybus University: History of the day of the dead, 10/20, 7 p.m. Virtual class on the traditions and history of this Mexican holiday. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

Birding Monitoring at Mountain Home Preserve, 10/22, 7 :30– 11 a.m. Would you like to spend a weekday morning hiking, viewing wildlife, wildflowers and snow-capped mountains, while being part of a small team collecting bird species data? Learn more about becoming a CDLT citizen scientist volunteer by contacting Susan Ballinger at susan@cdlantrust.org or 667-9708.

Make a difference day, 10/24. Info: Mary Henson, 509-209-1547 or Barbara Harris, 509-888-3900.

Pybus University: Putting your dahlias to bed, 10/27, 7 p.m. Virtual class on saving your tubers through our harsh winters by digging them up and storing them in a cool dry place. Cost: free. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org.

The Candy Cruz, 10/31, 1 – 3 p.m. Have your trick or treaters in your vehicle and drive through downtown Wenatchee. Drive by Pybus Public Market, 2 – 4 p.m. and Town Toyota Center 2 – 5 p.m.

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